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Water bottle gourds

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by archerobx, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are making bird houses out of water bottle gourds. And I thought they are water bottle so why not make a water bottle. Was wondering if anyone has done this. I found a couple sites but really explain how to clean the inside. Was looking for any tips.
    thanks
    Ryan
     
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Cut your opening in the top. Use a stick to break pith and seeds on inside. Shake out as much as possible. Add a few small stones and start shaking gourd with a swirling motion. This will scrape and clean inside.
     
  3. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I have the top off and useed a dow rod and coat hanger to clean what I could out. The stones is a brilliant idea, thanks

    Ryan
     

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